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- n. (taboo) A person of Polynesian origin.
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Yes, the original's "oonga-boonga" depiction of the island natives is flat-out racist -- but their presence is essential to the story.
The use of the terms that I heard told me that these Russian skaters put on a performance of "Primitive People" that offended the primitives (aborigines) of Australia known as the Aborigines, but clearly they are incorporating (nose rubbing, etc.) other non-Australian themes and dancing like grade school kids going "Boonga boonga boonga" as they wave around bones like the cannibals do.